Fees

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We understand that a Women’s experience represents a significant investment for any family. We pride ourselves on our ability to offer exceptional accommodation and service at a fair value.

The residency fees cover the costs for the study bedroom, cleaning of the room, full catering (including Formal Dinners) and access to College facilities such as the library, theatre, tennis courts, the Freda Bage Common Room. In addition, tutorials, pastoral care, security, transport and other benefits of College life are all provided.

The residency fees are levied for the full academic year, excluding the semester vacation weeks, commencing at midday on the first Sunday of each semester, and ending at 10.00 am on the final Sunday.

Fees are payable for the entire academic year, irrespective of whether students choose to spend days during the semesters away from College.

The sundry fees cover the costs for students to access all the sporting, cultural and community activities available within College during Orientation Week, some Women’s College merchandise, College registration and Student Club fees. These fees are payable at the relevant time of year.

All costs include GST.

There are two type of rooms available to students and the fees are different for each type.

Study Room refers to a single bedroom with shared bathroom facilities.
Ensuite Room shares an ensuite bathroom with another study bedroom.

New students will be required to pay a $1,000 deposit within 14 days of a formal offer received to secure their room for 2018.

The total cost for a new student to reside in College for the Academic Year:

  • Study Room is $21,794
  • Ensuite Room is $23,596

These total costs include the following items:

Item Notes Study Room Ensuite Room
Annual resident fee for Academic Year $20,542 $22,288
Orientation Week Accommodation Orientation Week is not included in the Academic Year $602 $658
Orientation Week Activities Covers costs of special events $140 $140
Orientation Week Women’s College Polo Shirt and Cap The Women’s merchandise easily identifies our students in a very busy period and imbues the College spirit $60 $60
College Registration To cover the administration costs $250 $250
Student Club Fee $100 per semester $200 $200
TOTAL $21,794 $23,596

Returning students will be required to pay a $1,000 deposit by 31 October 2017 to secure a room for 2018.

The total cost for a returning student to reside in College for the Academic Year:

  • Study Room is $20,743
  • Ensuite Room is $22,488

These total costs include the following items:

Item Notes Study Room Ensuite Room
Annual resident fee for Academic Year $20,542 $22,288
Student Club Fee $100 per semester $200 $200
TOTAL $20,742 $22,488

 

Invoicing for the residency fees is done, in advance, on a quarterly basis and the details are as follows:

Details 1st payment 2nd payment 3rd payment 4th payment Total
Payment due date January 5 March 23 June 8 August 24
University dates covered 18 Feb – 29 Apr 29 Apr – 24 June 22 July – 23 Sept 23 Sept – 18 Nov
Study Room $5,438 $4,833 $5,438 $4,833 $20,542
Ensuite Room $5,900 $5,244 $5,900 $5,244 $22,288

Need to pay a full semester’s fees in advance on the first instalment date of any semester (2 Terms).

Details 1st payment 2nd payment Total
Due date January 5 June 8
University dates covered 18 Feb – 24 June 22 July – 18 Nov
Study Room $10,271 $10,271 $20,542
Ensuite Room $11,144 $11,144 $22,288

All accounts will be emailed to the nominated account email address and must be paid by the invoice due date. Should you wish to check or change the nominated account email address, please contact the College.

Receipts will only be issued on request and will be placed in student mail boxes, or emailed if requested.

It is the responsibility of each student to either pay the account herself, or to arrange for her parents/carer to pay it.

If an account is overdue, a $10 overdue fee will be applied for each week that the account remains unpaid.

Any of the following methods can be used to pay College accounts.

Cheque
  • make payable to The Women’s College
  • post Attention: The Business Manager, The Women’s College, College Road, St Lucia QLD 4067
EFTPOS
  • Details can be taken over the phone. Please contact the College on 3377 4550
  • Payment can also be made at College Reception
Credit Card
  • Master card or Visa are accepted.
  • Details can be taken over the phone. Please contact the College on 3377 4550
  • Payment can also be made at College Reception
Bank Deposit
  • Westpac Brisbane
  • BSB 034-002
  • Account 980917
  • Please include invoice number and student’s nam

Where two sisters live in College simultaneously, a 7.5% discount will be applied to one of the sister’s accounts as determined by the College.

Students wishing to remain in College in vacation weeks must notify administration. The vacation residency period commences at 10.00 am on the first Sunday of the vacation.

2018 Vacation Periods

Monday 1 January – Sunday 18 February 49 days

Sunday 24 June – Sunday 22 July 29 days

Sunday 18 November – Sunday 31 December 44 days

Study Room is $86 per day

Ensuite Room is $94 per day

The fees will be added to the next fee account.

Meals

Students may bring guests to College meals.The cost of a casual guest meal is $14.00 per meal.

Meal charges will be added to the next fee account or the student or guest can pay at reception.

Room guest

Each student may apply to the Head of College to have guests stay in her room.  Only one guest at a time may stay.

For the first three nights of each stay, the student will be billed only the cost of the guest’s meals. This allowance applies for a total of 14 nights over the year.

For the fourth and subsequent nights, and after a total of 14 nights has accumulated, full accommodation charges apply.

All meals not covered by the above charges will be billed through guest meal vouchers.

Except in exceptional circumstances, ONE ACADEMIC SEMESTER’S NOTICE should be given in writing. Fees for the semester of notice are payable in full.

We do hope that you or your daughter will liaise with the Head of College before withdrawal.

Head of College & CEO – Dr Lyndall Bryant